Mannady

Historical | Pilgrimage

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Distance (From Pathanamthitta): 26 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 26 Kms from Pathanamthitta & 10 Kms from Adoor, Mannady is the place where the great freedom fighter 'Veluthambi Dalava' sacrificed his life. The monument of his martyrdom is of great historical importance.

Mannady Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati is a shrine of historical and religious importance. Pazhaya Raja's family used to worship at this shrine. It is said that the Raja on his way to Sabarimala worships at this temple. This ancient temple is famous for its stone sculptures.

The annual festival celebrated at this temple is Ushabali - in the month of February / March. Mannady is also the venue of the Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folk Arts.